Army conducts firing training for LoC villagers

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Rajouri, Aug 14: The Kalal based battalion of Army's Ace of Spades Division organised a training capsule for villagers in Kalal LoC area of Rajouri district.

Officials said the training was held to sharpen their skills of firing and weapon handling for strengthening of village defence committees amid ongoing security high alert, A large number of villagers including girls took part in this training capsule in which army experts made them aware about all the basic skills of weapon handling and firing.

The participants were also trained about advanced firing skills that include use of modern weapons.

Army said that this training capsule was aimed to boost the confidence of villagers who reside closed Line of Control.

The training capsule will also help in strengthening the village defence committees which play a vital role in Counter Insurgency grid in hinterland.

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